RHEL 8 : virt:rhel (RHSA-2019:3345)


An update for the virt:rhel module is now available for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 8. Red Hat Product Security has rated this update as having a security impact of Low. A Common Vulnerability Scoring System (CVSS) base score, which gives a detailed severity rating, is available for each vulnerability from the CVE link (s) in the References section. Kernel-based Virtual Machine (KVM) offers a full virtualization solution for Linux on numerous hardware platforms. The virt:rhel module contains packages which provide user-space components used to run virtual machines using KVM. The packages also provide APIs for managing and interacting with the virtualized systems. Security Fix(es) : * ntfs-3g: heap-based buffer overflow leads to local root privilege escalation (CVE-2019-9755) * QEMU: slirp: information leakage in tcp_emu() due to uninitialized stack variables (CVE-2019-9824) * QEMU: qxl: NULL pointer dereference while releasing spice resources (CVE-2019-12155) For more details about the security issue(s), including the impact, a CVSS score, acknowledgments, and other related information, refer to the CVE page(s) listed in the References section. Additional Changes : For detailed information on changes in this release, see the Red Hat Enterprise Linux 8.1 Release Notes linked from the References section.